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Alexandria National Cemetery - Alexandria, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 48.104 W 077° 03.466
18S E 321309 N 4296785
Quick Description: Alexandria National Cemetery is on the the first National Cemeteries that was started by the Federal Government.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2009 11:45:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM6GKJ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 12

Long Description:
"Alexandria National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery, of approximately 5.5 acres (22,000 m2), located in the city of Alexandria, Virginia. It is one of the original national cemeteries that were established in 1862. As of the end of 2005, it was site to 4,230 interments." (visit link)
Type of site: Cemetery

Address:
1450 Wilkes Street
Alexandria, VA USA


Phone Number: 703-221-2183

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
Cemetery is located 6 blocks West of U.S Hwy 1 at the end of Wilkes Street in the City of Alexandria, VA. Wilkes Street may also be reached via Interstate 95, at the U.S. Hwy 1 North exit. There is a direction sign at the intersection of Washington and Gibbon Streets in Alexandria. Washington Street is part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway.


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